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Drop by or RSVP for “Gearing Up For Practicum” sessions

Time to get ready for practicum!

Explore diverse resources, get tips on designing unique learning
experiences and consider effective ways of integrating digital technologies!

Drop by and simply chat or RSVP with your specific planning needs and practicum topics so that we can have some resources ready for you at: https://survey.ubc.ca/s/gearing-up-for-practicum/

UBC Education Library Lesson Plan Collection



UBC Education Library has created a great and well-used collection of online lesson plans for teachers categorised by subject.

Please visit the Guide that you are interesting in:

Elementary Lesson Plans

Secondary Lesson Plans

Celebrate BC 2017 Event Jan 17: Celebration of B.C.’s Award Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators

Don’t forget, January 17 is our annual Celebration of B.C.’s Award Winning Children’s Authors and Illustrators with special guests Lee Edward Fodi and Janet Whyte, and the Children’s Literature Roundtables of Canada 2016 Information Book Award winners Deborah Hodge (author) and Karen Reczuch (illustrator) for their book West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet. Over 20 B.C. authors and illustrators will be there as well!

We will also be selling mystery cracker jack packs for $20 each to help fund the speakers at our next events. Each package of cracker jacks contains the secret number of a prize valued between $25 and $200. You could be the lucky winner of a set of books, a bottle of wine, a framed illustration, or another wonderful treat! Please remember to bring cash or cheques as we are unable to process credit or debit card payments at the venue.

When: January 17, 2017, 7 – 9 pm
Where: Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way, Vancouver
What: Celebratory drinks & delicious snacks
Cost: Free to members and students.

Register now to confirm your seat.

UBC Expert: Some B.C. kids at risk of falling behind in digital literacy

With smartphones in their pockets and tablets in their backpacks, students growing up in the digital era are the most connected generation yet. But, as UBC’s Ron Darvin notes, simply having access to digital tools doesn’t mean all students are on a level playing field. Darvin, a PhD student in the faculty of education and a UBC Public Scholar, examines how students of different socio-economic backgrounds develop digital skills—and why some children are at risk of being left behind.

read full article: http://news.ubc.ca/2017/01/12/ubc-expert-some-b-c-kids-at-risk-of-falling-behind-in-digital-literacy

Winter Warmups 30 Minute Library Workshops Jan/Feb 2017

Our latest workshops for Jan/Feb 2017

http://education.library.ubc.ca/workshops/